Since becoming an eco-conscious consumer a few years ago, I have paid a lot more attention to the information labels on the products I purchase (whether it is directly on the packaging, or on the bins at the store). One thing I have learned from this? There are a lot of different labels to decipher. … Continue reading 457 questions? Eco-friendly Certification labels
Subscription boxes seem to be more and more common every day, and it seems that their popularity during the last few months due to covid. While receiving some new makeup or some novelty confectionary in the mail might be nice, especially while many of us are still stuck in lockdown, there are so many reasons … Continue reading Say no to subscription boxes!
When I sat down today to write - I really didn't know what to write about. I am feeling low about the state of the world, and the state of the environment, and I am not feeling that inspired about my eco friendly life. I am also very aware that negativity is contagious, and I … Continue reading When you’re feeling kinda low – eco-anxiety & eco-frustration
This past week, we commiserated earth overshoot day – the day in which we use up all of the resources that the earth can renew in a year. Taking a moment to think about that, it really is shocking. We are only 7 months into the year and we have already used too many resources. … Continue reading Australia’s overshoot day is…MARCH??!!
In times such as these, it is important to celebrate the little things. I don't know about you, but sometimes I forget that I have already changed so many things in my life to reduce my impact. It is only when I am in other people's homes, or at a public event, that I recognize … Continue reading 5 Eco-Friendly Swaps you are probably already doing
Look, during quarantine, life hasn't been so bad for us - I live in a country with a very small amount of cases, and while we have had to stay home, and have sometimes felt board, I know in my heart that things could be a lot worse. That being said, I am now getting … Continue reading Guys – The Library is back open
I am sure everyone has seen over the last couple of weeks, that we as a society are going crazy with our 'stocking up mentality'. Now I am not here to give advice on whether you should or shouldn't stock up on the essentials or not, that is a completely personal decision that seems to … Continue reading An opportunity to use what we have
In this current climate, it is hard to go 5 minutes without hearing about coronavirus, but where I am from, we are also headed right for flu season - fast. While I think that it is important that we take care of our medical needs, without too much concern for the waste, there are certainly … Continue reading 5 Zero Waste Hacks to keeping hygienic on the go
As some of you may know, I love to save money. I will do almost anything to save a dollar. And, if I can do something that is good for the environment, and that will save me money, well, there is just about nothing I wouldn't do to achieve it. That got me thinking about … Continue reading 3 Zero Waste Budget Hacks for 2020
This year, I have one more resolution up my sleeve that I am working on this month. I am attempting to go outside, in the sun for 20 minutes every day. I am sure for a lot of you, this doesn't seem like a challenge at all, but for a perpetual work-a-holic such as myself, … Continue reading New Years Resolution – More Vitamin D
In 2019, I really spent a lot of time convincing myself not to buy the things that I want to purchase. While I'm not a big shopper if you have been reading this blog for a while. you will know that I can sometimes get sucked into a bargain, and 2019 was all about changing … Continue reading Starting a shopping list for 2020
Welcome to a new year, and a new decade. I hope your holiday season was full of family, friends and lovely food. This year, I have decided it is time for an Eco-Friendly reset on my life. I have been on m Eco-Friendly journey for over two years now, and I think I am doing … Continue reading 2020 – A Fresh Start